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Subject:  Re: Replacing Kitchen Countertops Date:  3/29/2004  2:02 PM
Author:  1poorguy Number:  48457 of 128224

...in twenty years a new fad will make those old, turn of the century stone countertops look dated, however functional they may still be.

I dunno...stone countertops have been around for at least a century. I doubt they will ever go 'out of style', be they soap stone or marble or limestone or granite. Same with wood...if you get real wood cabinets (e.g. cherry) they'll probably be timeless. It's when people get the faddish stuff like the harvest gold and avocado green (flooring, counters, appliances) of the 70's that they get dated. Real wood and real stone have been in our arsenal of building materials probably since the Roman Empire, if not before.

1poorguy (will never get another laminate)

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